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Miners Memorial Heritage Park

Promoting nature, history & silent recreation in Ironwood, MI

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April 25, Tuesday, 6pm: Friends of the Miners Park Board & Member Meeting @Rigoni’s, Ironwood, MI. (Arrive early if ordering food.)

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“Miners Trail is groomed and tracked, first time of the season. Snowshoe loops are ready too. Enjoy.” –  Rick Semo

Mushroom Hike, Saturday, October 8

If you are interested in mushrooms and would like a good walk — you’ll enjoy what Alan Lawrence has planned for Saturday, October 8 at 10am.

He plans to take those who show up at the Miners Park trailhead on Ayer St at 10am on a merry search for interesting fungii.

Talkoot – June 9, 2016 – Art in the Miners Park Trail

Two trailers, a front end loader and nine people. The Art in the Miners Park trail is about 1/3rd chipped. We concentrated on the trails were the sun doesn’t shine.

Our National Trails Day project.  (Rescheduled after last week’s rainy Saturday.)

Great job guys!

Art in the Miners Park Trail Talkoot for National Trails Day

Due to rain on Saturday, the Talkoot is rescheduled for Thursday, June 9 at 4:30pm, meeting at the City Compost Site.

The Friends of the Miners Memorial Heritage Park invites the public to participate in an Aurora “Art in the Miners Park” Loop work session on Saturday, June 4, National Trails Day from 9 a.m. to noon, meeting at the Miners Park Red Devil Trailhead located at the Ironwood Area School District’s Lorenson Baseball Field on Ayer Street.

“Talkoot” is the Finnish expression for a gathering of friends and neighbors to accomplish a task and is pronounced something like “tall coat”.

The focus of the Art in the Miners Park Trail Talkoot is to maintain and spread wood chips on the one mile trail. 

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Join us for our Spring Talkoot – Burma Rd, Norrie A and more…

Brushing out the downtown view of Hiawatha, an invasive species eradication introduction, and uncovering history at the Norrie “A” mineshaft starting at 9am, Saturday at Hiawatha Park.
 
Bring along your gloves, clippers and a salad for the BBQ at noon at Hiawatha Park!
 
Sponsored by the Friends of the Miners Memorial Heritage Park and the Norrie Amateur Sports Club, Inc.

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2016 SISU Snowshoe Race Map Update

2016 SISU Snowshoe Race Map in the Miners Memorial Heritage Park
2016 SISU Snowshoe Race Map in the Miners Memorial Heritage Park

Here’s an update map for the 2016 SISU Snowshoe Race in the Miners Memorial Heritage Park on Sunday.

SISU Skiing and Snowshoe Races Saturday & Sunday, Jan 9 @ 10, 2016.
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SISU Races Saturday & Sunday, Jan 9 & 10, 2016

The SISU Ski Fest will be cross-country and snowshoe racing in and trough the Miners Park the second weekend in 2016.

The Miners Park trails are reserved for SISU groomers, racers and tourers Friday though noon on Sunday. The trails will be closed to public recreational use Friday though noon on Sunday.

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Saturday’s Races through Miners Pak – January 9, 2016

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Candlelight Snowshoe and Ski

Candlelight Snowshoe and Ski
Sunday, Dec 27th 6:00 p.m.

Snowshoe or cross-country ski a one-mile candlelit trail.

Enjoy a warm fire, treats and hot drinks. Continue reading “Candlelight Snowshoe and Ski”

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